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NFL Network suspends 3 analysts over sexual misconduct lawsuit NFL Network suspends 3 analysts over sexual misconduct lawsuit
- December 14, 2017

The NFL Network has suspended three football analysts - including a Hall of Fame running back -over accusations of sexual misconduct in a court filing from a former employee. In the suit against NFL Enterprises, she alleges age and sex discrimination, sexual harassment that created a hostile work environment, wrongful termination and defamation. (more...)
Nets acquire 76ers' Okafor, Stauskas Nets acquire 76ers' Okafor, Stauskas
- December 08, 2017

The improving Sixers (13-10) had declined their team option for next season on Okafor. Brooklyn has started Timofey Mozgov and Tyler Zeller at times this season in the middle, but Okafor could develop with the team's young core, which includes D'Angelo Russell and Caris LeVert . (more...)
Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment, makes denial Warren Moon sued for sexual harassment, makes denial
- December 08, 2017

The lawsuit alleges that Moon acknowledged drugging Haskell because he thought she wasn't "having fun". He threw for 49,325 yards and 291 touchdowns. According to Haskell's lawsuit, Moon demanded that she stay in his hotel room during business trips, sleep in his bed and wear skimpy thong lingerie bottoms. (more...)
Everton and Tottenham swap deal could make both players happier than ever Everton and Tottenham swap deal could make both players happier than ever
- December 06, 2017

Prior to his horrific injury, ex United coach Louis Van Gaal had questioned Shaw's fitness and often criticised the defender for what he deemed to be below par performances, although the ex Saints prodigy did begin to rack up successive starts with a number of quality performances before the incident. (more...)
Penn State to play Washington in Fiesta Bowl Penn State to play Washington in Fiesta Bowl
- December 05, 2017

Iowa would respond cutting the lead to just five by the half as Penn State cooled and struggled with foul trouble on the defensive end of the court. Honest thanks to the Fiesta Bowl Committee and all the volunteers for their hospitality and work to make this bowl experience possible. (more...)
Patriots Lead Bills 9-3 at the Half Patriots Lead Bills 9-3 at the Half
- December 04, 2017

The Hot Read was created to offer immediate reactions to events taking place in sports, but Sunday's game between the Bills and Patriots didn't exactly qualify as breaking news. Still, it seemed a matter of time before Gronk, who had 28 yards receiving at halftime, asserted himself. Unfortunately, Gronkowski's final line of nine catches for 147 yards may have been overshadowed by a freakish incident following Brady's interception. (more...)
Blitzboks beat New Zealand to win the Dubai Sevens Blitzboks beat New Zealand to win the Dubai Sevens
- December 03, 2017

Timothy Agaba came off the bench to seal the victory for South Africa , as he went over in the final two minutes to score their fourth try to end the match at 24-12. It was the flawless start to the 2017/18 season after the success of the a year ago and the tonic the team needed ahead of this weekend's second tournament in Cape Town. (more...)
Trail of missing Florida teen, coach surfaces in NC Trail of missing Florida teen, coach surfaces in NC
- November 30, 2017

Deputies said Caitlyn withdrew $200 from an ATM in St. Marys, Georgia, on Sunday and authorities believe the two could be traveling in a red 2001 Mercury Sable with Florida tag number Z04CSC. "She has a big heart", the mother said. Authorities believe the two are still heading north. Police said Frisina has family in NY and Rodriguez could possibly have family in Canada and Pennsylvania. (more...)
Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new photos in search for missing 3-year-old girl Federal Bureau of Investigation releases new photos in search for missing 3-year-old girl
- November 30, 2017

Mariah weighs about 30 pounds and is 2 feet 9 inches tall, authorities said. She is very sweet loving girl. long brown hair, blue eyes. Woods lives with her mother and her mother's live-in boyfriend on Dawson Cabin Road in Jacksonville, North Carolina. (more...)
Potential Lineups: Watford vs Manchester United Potential Lineups: Watford vs Manchester United
- November 29, 2017

The Manchester Evening News are reporting that Jose Mourinho is looking at four left footed stars to add to his squad in either January or next summer, with an emphasis on further improving Manchester United's attacking options. First, Gomes made a superb double-save to deny Romelu Lukaku and then Lingard. Ultimately, neither side found a late goal ahead of the break. Watford got second-half goals from Troy Deeney and Abdoulaye Doucoure to make it interesting, but Jesse Lingard ... (more...)
How Ohio State Can Jump Alabama To Get Into College Football Playoffs How Ohio State Can Jump Alabama To Get Into College Football Playoffs
- November 29, 2017

In this scenario, Dinich says the final spot would come down to the Crimson Tide and the Buckeyes. As for Auburn, one has to think if Gus Malzahn's team win the SEC Championship, it will be higher than the No. 3 Oklahoma in the Big 12 Championship Game at AT&T Stadium on Saturday. Although the Buckeyes enter the Big Ten Championship as a more tested contender than Wisconsin with victories over two Top 15 teams, they aren't a lock to take home hardware from Indianapolis given how well the ... (more...)
Tennessee finalizing deal with next head coach Tennessee finalizing deal with next head coach
- November 27, 2017

The Tennessee Volunteers just finished their worst season-at least by total wins-since 1977, going 4-8 with zero victories in SEC play. The 51-year-old Schiano coached Rutgers from 2001 to 2011. Fans are telling me they're upset with Schiano's past and alleged ties to the Penn State scandal. Schiano is now serving as the defensive coordinator at Ohio State. (more...)
UCLA hires Chip Kelly UCLA hires Chip Kelly
- November 26, 2017

Kelly has been named the new coach of UCLA , replacing Jim Mora who was sacked in November. Kelly has a 46-7 career record at OR, including an appearance in the BCS National Championship Game and finished in the top-five in three of his four seasons with the Ducks. (more...)
Football star Robinho bags 9 years in Jail for Sexual Assault Football star Robinho bags 9 years in Jail for Sexual Assault
- November 24, 2017

He has a right to two appeals and Italy would only launch extradition proceedings once this legal process is exhausted, a legal source said. Robinho , whose full name is Robson de Souza, is now in his native Brazil , where he plays for Atletico Mineiro , which are based in Belo Horizonte. (more...)
FC Basel vs Manchester United, Champions League FC Basel vs Manchester United, Champions League
- November 23, 2017

Prior to Newcastle, Jose Mourinho has revealed Eric Bailly had picked up an injury. "I made a decision to play Rashford and Martial together, the question for many weeks why don't they play together now it's why isn't Mkhitaryan playing". (more...)
Watch Multiple Angles Of The Implosion Of Atlanta's Georgia Dome Watch Multiple Angles Of The Implosion Of Atlanta's Georgia Dome
- November 22, 2017

The sound of the implosion could be heard all over Intown as the 25-year-old stadium collapsed. A vast debris cloud hovered over the site before slowly drifting across downtown. The idea for the Georgia Dome dates to the mid-1980s, when civic leaders recommended a domed football stadium adjoining the citys largest convention centre, the Georgia World Congress Center. (more...)
Jose Mourinho praises Paul Pogba's 'great influence' on Man United Jose Mourinho praises Paul Pogba's 'great influence' on Man United
- November 21, 2017

Anthony Martial uploaded the following clip to his Instagram story after the game, as Jesse Lingard, Romelu Lukaku , and Paul Pogba danced and sang in celebration. The Red Devils would have been aware of Manchester City's 2-0 victory earlier on in the day, and they knew that anything less than a win at Old Trafford would have been damaging to their title hopes. (more...)
Pak spinner Hafeez suspended over bowling action Pak spinner Hafeez suspended over bowling action
- November 19, 2017

Hafeez is still allowed to bowl in domestic cricket events played under the Pakistan Cricket Board . The off-spinner, 37, was cited by umpires in Pakistan's seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in a one-day global on 18th October. Just 2 months after that he was once again reported for illegal action during a Test against Sri Lanka at Galle. In a different time, Hafeez's action was called in Australia as well - back in 2005 - while just before he was reported in November 2014, he was also ... (more...)
United Kingdom agency investigates mid-air collision with casualties United Kingdom agency investigates mid-air collision with casualties
- November 18, 2017

Air crash investigators have been called to the collision site, in a dense woodland, alongside paramedics, firefighters and Thames Valley Police. Officials confirmed there had been casualties, but were unable to give any further details. Bucks Fire and Rescue is also in attendance, having sent seven vehicles including urban search and rescue. "Our priorities today remain with investigating the next of kin, finding out who they are, informing them and supporting them with specialist officers ... (more...)
Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London Tottenham adjusting to change of status in north London
- November 17, 2017

In many respects, he has delivered exactly what was promised - six goals have come in the eleven Premier league appearances that have since transpired - and yet something still seems amiss about the Frenchman's Arsenal career. They enter Saturday in danger of doing that for the first time this year, having also lost at Old Trafford on October 28. Arsene Wenger has insisted that he trusts Alexandre Lacazette "completely" at Arsenal . (more...)
Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco Ventura parts company with Italy after World Cup fiasco
- November 16, 2017

It is the first time the Azzurri have failed to reach a World Cup since 1958. But the comprehensive 3-0 defeat to Spain in September highlighted a significant gulf between Italy and one of the favorites for the World Cup, with that loss and a 1-1 draw in Macedonia ultimately decisive in the end. (more...)
Enyeama Gives Super Eagles 'Standing Ovation' After Victory Over Argentina Enyeama Gives Super Eagles 'Standing Ovation' After Victory Over Argentina
- November 15, 2017

Enyeama quit the team in 2015 after falling out with then head coach Sunday Oliseh but there have been loud calls for him to return for next year's World Cup . The global friendly game between Argentina and Nigeria gets underway at the Krasnodar Arena on Tuesday 14 November at 17:30 CET. "It is good victory for us but it doesn't mean we've become favorites to win the World Cup ". (more...)
Jones era ends at Tennessee Jones era ends at Tennessee
- November 13, 2017

The next man up will be the fifth head football coach in Knoxville in the last 11 seasons. I want to make clear that we are intensely committed to hiring the best coach of Tennessee. The Vols followed up that Georgia defeat by losing four of their next five games. Two weeks prior, Tennessee had dropped a game at Kentucky, their second loss to the team in 33 years. (more...)
Rees Greenwood sends message to Jordan Pickford on Twitter Rees Greenwood sends message to Jordan Pickford on Twitter
- November 12, 2017

Eric Dier will be the captain of the Three Lions and debut caps could await a host of players, including Ruben Loftus-Cheek, Jordan Pickford and Tammy Abraham . Liverpool striker Solanke opened the scoring in Kiev, continuing the fine global form that saw him win the Golden Ball as England lifted the Under-20 World Cup in the summer. (more...)
Ex-Packer Martellus Bennett heads back to New England Patriots Ex-Packer Martellus Bennett heads back to New England Patriots
- November 11, 2017

During the Packers' bye week, Bennett posted on Instagram that he was "pretty sure" he would retire at the end of the season. He did not play in the 30-17 loss on Monday to the Detroit Lions . He did that and he went to a number of them. "I mean, really, to tie all that together, you're asking me to get inside somebody else's feelings, conversation, more on a personal level", McCarthy said ( via ESPN's Rob Demovsky ). (more...)
Celtics Storm Back For Road Win Over Thunder Celtics Storm Back For Road Win Over Thunder
- November 05, 2017

Regardless of who is playing point guard for the Magic, they know they must be mentally and physically tougher than they were on Friday and play with more goal against the Celtics . He came into Friday's game shooting 47.5 percent from 3-point range in his career against the Thunder , which is the best he has shot from 3-point range against any team. (more...)
Georgia, Alabama rank 1-2 in first playoff standings Georgia, Alabama rank 1-2 in first playoff standings
- November 05, 2017

STATE: Let's talk about that six-game win streak for the Wolfpack in between losses to SC and Notre Dame - those wins didn't do much for them. The full CFP ranking can be found here. The top four teams in the final CFP rankings will advance to the College Football Playoff , with the top seed facing the No. 4 seed in one semifinal and the Nos. (more...)
Bournemouth score last-gasp victor at Newcastle Bournemouth score last-gasp victor at Newcastle
- November 05, 2017

Callum Wilson missed a great one on one and Marc Pugh hit the post late on, before Cook's thumping header stole the points for the visitors to lift the Cherries out of the relegation zone ahead of the worldwide break. Ritchie has become a firm fan favourite since making the move from The Cherries last summer and looked to get one over his old side inside five minutes, there didn't looked to be much on as he picked up on the right but made a decision to follow the cry of shoot, hitting a ... (more...)
Europa League: Arsenal Advance, Everton Dumped Europa League: Arsenal Advance, Everton Dumped
- November 04, 2017

The first big chance of the contest fell to Olivier Giroud after 10 minutes following good work from Ainsley Maitland-Niles, but the France worldwide - who scored the only goal of the reverse fixture a fortnight ago - was denied by Milan Borjan. (more...)
Ivanka Trump arrives in Japan ahead of United States president's visit
- November 04, 2017

Ivanka Trump is scheduled to give a speech at a symposium on women's empowerment in Tokyo on Friday morning before having dinner with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that evening, according to the Japanese Foreign Ministry. "All too often, our workplace culture fails to treat women with appropriate respect", she said. "This takes many forms, including harassment, which can never be tolerated", she continued. (more...)
Nadal 'Never Dreamed' Of Year-End Top Spot Nadal 'Never Dreamed' Of Year-End Top Spot
- November 02, 2017

Speaking after victory on Wednesday, the Spaniard said: "I'm very, very happy for everything". The Spaniard has enjoyed a fabulous season, winning two Grand Slam titles along the way, and the French and US Open champion made no mistake in pipping his great rival Roger Federer to the prestigious year-end top spot. (more...)
Tottenham striker Harry Kane OUT of clash with Man United Tottenham striker Harry Kane OUT of clash with Man United
- October 30, 2017

Kane has scored 13 goals in 12 appearances in all competitions for Spurs this season, who are level on points with second-placed Manchester United . The former Southampton manager praised his players effort and performance, despite Tottenham leaving Old Trafford empty handed: "The effort was fantastic". (more...)
Many of Texans players kneel during national anthem in protest of owner Many of Texans players kneel during national anthem in protest of owner
- October 30, 2017

In the first statement Friday morning, he said he regretted using the word "inmates" as part of a figure of speech, and he never intended for it to refer to his players. Six players visibly protested at the game between the San Francisco 49ers and Philadelphia Eagles, The Associated Press reported , and San Diego Chargers offensive tackle Russell Okung raised a fist during the anthem before a game in MA. (more...)
Irish boxer Taylor adds pro world title to Olympic gold Irish boxer Taylor adds pro world title to Olympic gold
- October 29, 2017

Ireland's golden girl Katie Taylor thrilled millions of Irish around the world tonight as she became world champion in her very first 12 months in the pro ranks. The cut above her eye failed to deter her late on as a five-shot combination found the target in the ninth. It may not have been in Ireland where most of her fans would have loved to have seen it. (more...)
Landmark goal for Daniel Sturridge as Liverpool beat Huddersfield Landmark goal for Daniel Sturridge as Liverpool beat Huddersfield
- October 29, 2017

You could see immediately in the second half really, we had more players between the decisive lines and so it was more hard for Huddersfield to defend. We had more players between the decisive lines and it was more hard for Huddersfield to defend. "I am disappointed because the players have given good effort and worked hard". (more...)

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